DTM

Audi newsletter 2009-09-06

Audi extends lead in the DTM DTM: By clinching second place at Brands Hatch Audi driver Timo Scheider extended his lead in the DTM standings. With Martin Tomczyk finishing third, another Audi driver mounted the podium. Mattias Ekstrom took ...

Audi extends lead in the DTM

DTM: By clinching second place at Brands Hatch Audi driver Timo Scheider extended his lead in the DTM standings. With Martin Tomczyk finishing third, another Audi driver mounted the podium. Mattias Ekstrom took fifth place and thus defended his position as the runner-up of the standings. A total of five Audi drivers scored points at Brands Hatch. Mike Rockenfeller in seventh place was the best driver of a year-old car. In the team classification Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline took the sole lead again.

Another podium result for the Audi R8 LMS

Italian GT3 Championship: Dindo Capello and Giorgio Senna achieved another podium result for the Audi R8 LMS at Imola. In the first race on Saturday the two Italians took third place as rain was setting in. On Sunday they just barely missed a podium finish in fourth place on a dry track. The duo from Audi Sport Italia continues ranking in third place of the Italian GT3 Championship standings.

Pole position but no racing luck in France

French GT3 Championship: Stephane Ortelli clinched a pole position for the Audi R8 LMS in the French GT3 Championship at Albi. However, the Oreca team was missing the required bit of racing luck: In both rounds Ortelli and his teammate Yvan Lebon had to park their R8 LMS early due to transmission problems.

Team Kolles to compete in Japan

LMS: The finale of the Le Mans Series (LMS) at Silverstone next weekend will not yet mark the end of the sports car season for Team Kolles. The private team based in Greding will additionally contest the two races of the newly incepted Asian Le Mans Series at Okayama (Japan) on October 31 and November 1 with its two Audi R10 TDI cars.

Coming up next week

Finale of the Le Mans Series (LMS) at Silverstone (Sunday) ... Rounds 7 and 8 of the FIA GT3 European Championship at Portimao (Saturday/Sunday) ... Rounds 13 and 14 of the Swedish Junior Touring Car Championship at Knutstorp (Friday/Saturday).

-credit: audi

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Series DTM , GT , Le Mans , European Le Mans
Drivers Stéphane Ortelli , Martin Tomczyk , Timo Scheider , Mattias Ekström , Dindo Capello , Yvan Lebon
Teams Team Abt